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How To Make A Trip Wire Alarm System

Have you ever thought about making an alarm when going camping or just to have one in case of emergency? Making a trip wire alarm system is easier than it seems at a first glance and it will notify you in case there is an emergency or an intruder near you. You will need to have a trigger, which will (more…)

This School Bus Was Transformed Into An Amazing Home

A bus may not seem like the first option for what people call home. But this next transformation shows you that an ordinary old school bus can look great as a nice house on wheels! With a superb interior design like the one you can see in the pictures, it’s definitely one example of great use of space. After you see what it offers, (more…)

The Science of Stacking Firewood

Do you know how to stack firewood? What’s the best way to stack firewood? Who taught you? It’s simple once you know how to do it, but there is a right way and  wrong way to stack firewood. We tell you how to do it right.

This Solar-Powered RV Runs Without Fuel Or Charging Stations

Imagine a trip around the country with no budget for fuel! Yes, this is possible now thanks to this impressive motorhome. The RV company Dethleffs has done something people couldn’t even dream of with this Iveco Daily Electric chassis. The car is perfectly capable of offering you off-grid status. There are solar panels installed, not only on the roof but on each side as well, (more…)

Large Hand Held Rakes for Fast Leaf & Lawn Grass Removal

These leaf scoops are excellent for transporting and spreading compost and mulch. Sized perfectly to fit all yard bags and trash cans, the closed scoop design keeps small items from slipping out.
Use one as a rake to gather stray leaves to stack for easy bagging or mulching. These really are the extra pair of hands you have been looking for. This is available in the link below… (more…)

How to eco-fit your garden

Urban areas are not very appropriate for eco-gardening, as the environment is not a suitable one. But John Walker has found an ingenious way to eco-fit your garden and shares the secret it all in his book ‘’. The essential part, as the article says, is to incorporate some key elements in your garden that will help it become more sustainable and eco-friendly. There is an example of a transformed garden in the article, so you can take a look at the image for extra info. (more…)

Bicycle Wheel Mosaic: A Genius Way to Repurpose An Old Bicycle Wheel

Would you like to make your garden more attractive to you and passers-by? Then here is a cool project to try out when you have a spare afternoon: a stained glass garden spinner. The project is an easy one, especially now to that you have the tutorial on the following link. First of all, you are going to need a wheel to use as a base for your spinner. Then you will have to concentrate on the paper pattern for the triangle that you are going to use between the spokes. (more…)

5 Forgotten Ways To Keep Food Cold Without Electricity

Just imagine how it would be to live without electrical power! Total chaos, as we became so dependent on this power source that we can’t even imagine life without it. But in case there would be a natural disaster or another survival scenario, would you know what to do and how to replace electricity? Just think about your ancestors for a second and that fact that they managed to live without electricity or found a way to solve the lack of it. The best example is to take a look at the alternatives they found for a refrigerator, an appliance that is present in our everyday lives. (more…)

Different Designs for Splitting Logs

With the cold season approaching with each passing day, there are lots of things you should prepare for, like firewood. To be more precise, splitting firewood! Sure, the good old axe is a solution most people resort to. But there are alternatives to this manual driven activity. There’s the Logmatic Wedge Axe or the (more…)

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